Job Duties: Provide patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis to cardiology patients experiencing cardiac irregularities, conditions, or diseases. Provide expert subspecialty consultations and follow-up care and implement diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures. Conduct clinics for continuity of care of selected patients. Order, perform, and interpret laboratory tests when indicated by diagnosis. Establish medical diagnosis and prescribe drugs for short-term or chronic stable health problems. Identify potential patient problems based on knowledgeable interpretation of data. Plan and implement appropriate education for patients and families, and provide guidance and instruction in health maintenance and disease prevention. Review medical records to ensure that health maintenance records are completed for each visit. Write prescriptions, orders, and plans of therapy according to established protocols. Consistently document all patient interventions and follow-up care provided to patient and complete billing forms for services provided. Provide appropriate and necessary attending physician coverage of emergencies. Serve as the administrator of medications and treatment according to established policies. Maintain progress notes using established guidelines, following all established HIMS policies for maintenance and signing of medical records. Submit complete patient bills within established time frame. Participate in medical staff quality improvement and review activities. Adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as all applicable accreditation standards.
Position requires 10 to 12 hours, including day, evening, overnight, and weekend shifts and on-call duties. 40 hours per week.
Requires MD degree or equivalent, plus completion of 72 months of training: 36 in an internal medicine residency program and 36 in a cardiology fellowship training program; valid Maryland medical license; American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine certification; and American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease certification.
Job is based at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (MUMH), 201 E. University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21218, with travel to other MedStar Baltimore-based hospitals.
We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
Why join MedStar Medical Group?
We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.
Baltimore and its suburbs, as well as the surrounding rural areas, offer a unique blend of history, culture, and the arts—and, of course, the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Downtown beckons you with its popular Inner Harbor, highly rated restaurants, theater, nightlife, and major league sports teams. The suburbs offer a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods with excellent schools, shopping, and family activities. Rural areas are accented by quiet rolling hills, lush forests, and charming small towns. MedStar Health hospitals serving Baltimore include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital, and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.